19 December 2014 Last updated at 03:59 ET

Special ceremony for VC soldierJames Mackenzie

A special ceremony is to take place in Dumfries for the first soldier from the area to receive the Victoria Cross during World War One.

Coo Palace'Coo Palace' saved from dereliction

A "Coo Palace" built by a wealthy landowner to house his herd of just 12 cattle is saved from dereliction.

Tapestry BannockburnGreat Tapestry set for Tweedbank

Borders councillors have agreed to provide funding for a permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland, at Tweedbank.

South of Scotland Live

    09:07: Blustery showers ahead BBC Scotland Weather Latest

    A cold, windy day bringing fairly frequent blustery showers, which will be wintry over high ground.

    There will be an ice risk first thing too away from coastal areas.

    The showers may well bring a risk of thunder with hail mixed in although the sheltered Solway coast will stay largely dry.

    The best of any bright or sunny spells will be across the eastern Borders.

    09:00: Giancarlo Rinaldi South Scotland reporter, BBC Scotland news website

    Good morning and welcome to the last day of our short trial live page for the south of Scotland.

    Stay with us for all the news, sport, travel and weather from Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.




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